Maison Tardieu-Laurent Condrieu

A lot of smoothness, creaminess. A Wine with generous curves, on notes of soft spices...

Presentation

The vintage
Dense, even opaque colors. A lot of concentration and expression in the Wines. Long and careful élevages will allow to civilize, to temper, the natural opulence of a somewhat ostentatious Vintage. Very long keeping Year !
Terroir
Paton, Chanson, Vernon, la Côte, La Bonnette.
Nature des sols
Granit and Loess.
Maturation
Ageing 10 months in new and one year old barrels. Allier, Tronçais and Jupille.
Varietals
Viognier : 100%
Technical specifications
Age of vines: 45 years. ans
Alcohol level (% vol.): 14% % vol.
Mise en bouteille: Without fining and light filtration.

Tasting advices

Serving tips
10°C
Decant just before tasting.
Tasting notes
A lot of smoothness, creaminess. A Wine with generous curves, on notes of soft spices...

Reviews and Awards

16+/20
"Rather light nose. Good gummy savour on the palate and a well-balanced satiny palate, but a much more timid aroma than most Condrieu. Perhaps it needs time?"
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